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Study: COVID speeds up human vs machine standoff over work  

As automation and online work gain ground, organizers of the annual Davos forum are projecting employers will split work equally between machines and people by 2025, with the coronavirus pandemic accelerating changes in the labor market.

UnitedHealth Ships Flu Kits to Medicare Recipients   -46%

Under MedAdvantage plans, the major insurer is sending packages including Tamiflu and coronavirus tests to those considered especially vulnerable to Covid and the flu.

Bulgarian Prime Minister Tests Positive For COVID-19   4%

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has tested positive for the coronavirus as the number of those infected with COVID-19 in the EU member country has been on a steady rise over the past two weeks.

Reports On Wuhan Outbreak Detail City Gripped By Rumor And Censorship   14%

Five months since the last local symptomatic coronavirus transmission in Wuhan, new reports have shed light on the city during the early days of the pandemic. In a new series, The Financial Times asks: “could the world have been spared?” The first article of the series detailed the tick-tock of events at Wuhan Central Hospital in […]

AP: NFL fines Titans $350,000 for COVID-19 outbreak   22%

The Titans had 24 people, including 13 players, test positive for COVID-19 between Sept. 24 and Oct. 11.

UK backs controversial COVID-19 vaccine trials that infect volunteers   55%

UK backs controversial COVID-19 vaccine trials that infect volunteers

Editorial: If shopping malls across California can reopen, museums should be able to do so too  

Our vigilance toward reopening malls amid COVID-19 should be accompanied by a willingness to adapt museums to have visitors again as well.

Anger over Italy virus rules as curfews enforced around Europe   5%

Italian officials faced a backlash on Monday after imposing coronavirus restrictions aimed at "saving Christmas" as other hard-hit countries enforced curfews in a bid to avoid fresh national lockdowns.

Seattle Arcade Adapts To Pandemic With Touchless Pinball Machines   25%

Add-A-Ball arcade has come up with some innovative ways to stay open during the pandemic. They installed foot pedals on their pinball machines and encouraged customers to bring their games.

Detoxify your liver with simple foods   10%

Liver disease is one of the most common causes of death in India, as per the World Health Organization (WHO).

Belgium asks doctors with coronavirus to keep working as cases surge   30%

Europe is seeing a fresh spike in coronavirus cases as pressure mounts on hospitals heading into the winter

How Nick Saban Made It to Alabama's Kickoff on Saturday   8%

Alabama’s immense resources and a newly developed Southeastern Conference policy paved the way for Saban to return to the field only days after he tested positive for the coronavirus.

Panorama: Young people and the futures of the Covid Generation  

23-year-old Rasheed lost his fully funded place on a pilots training course due to the pandemic.

The U.S. and Europe are losing the coronavirus battle  

Infections and hospitalizations are spiking as an autumnal surge hits both sides of the Atlantic.

Israel needs to wise up and open schools   -20%

COVID-19 serological surveys were poorly conducted, while actual school data shows how to manage the risk

Covid-19 in the UK: How many coronavirus cases are there in your area?   50%

Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.

Lebanon surpasses 70,000 virus cases amid new lockdowns  

Lebanon surpassed 70,000 COVID-19 cases Sunday, as the Interior Ministry ordered 63 towns and villages to go under further lockdown in order to curb the spread of the virus.

Restaurant workers face smaller tips, mask resistance as Huntington Beach struggles with COVID-19 slump  

Two customers on the outdoor patio. $6 in a tip jar labeled 'For College'. Few masks in sight. This is the reality of Huntington Beach service workers during the pandemic.

Coronavirus exacerbates India's hunger problem   18%

The pandemic has reportedly intensified food insecurity in India, with the hunger crisis gripping vast swaths of rural hinterland and some urban areas. The country's economy has taken a huge blow due to the lockdown.

Why boarding schools remain a good and safe choice for students even during Covid-19 pandemic   8%

[Sponsored article] Around the world, parents and children have been anxious about going back to school during the continuing Covid-19 pandemic. Despite the risks, many recognise that the school environment is irreplaceable in providing an immersive and well-rounded education. However, returning to school, including boarding schools, does not have to spark concerns – especially if its policies ensure that students’ safety and health remain the top priority, says Dr Cinde Lock, principal and…

New COVID-19 Security Measures Will Make Health a Prerequisite for Travel   -2%

As the multi-sector, global response to the coronavirus tightens the noose around civil liberties, CommonPass stands out as one of the most appalling and dangerous attacks on basic human rights in the name of public health.

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Netball team members keep players connected despite suspension  

League organizers have responded to coronavirus restrictions by putting together a program called Challenge the Coronavirus

Ice skating returns this holiday season to downtown's Discovery Green   -20%

Discovery Green will follow COVID-19 protocols provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Steroids, inhalers and ventilators: What Quebec doctors are learning about COVID-19  

When the virus arrived last spring, there were no textbooks explaining how to treat patients with the novel coronavirus. But medical professionals have learned new techniques and treatments in the months since.

Art galleries anxious about staging shows and transporting artworks abroad as pandemic...  

As visitor numbers no longer justify large-scale exhibitions and planning is fraught, art galleries and museums face ‘a massive deficit’ this year courtesy Covid-19 pandemic

Coronavirus: Chinese city of Kashgar finds more than 100 new cases linked to first positive   -8%

The remote city of Kashgar in China’s far west detected more than 100 asymptomatic Covid-19 cases on Sunday, the regional health authority said.Gu Yingsu, the deputy head of the Xinjiang health committee, told a press conference that all 137 new cases were related to one identified in a 17-year-old villager in Shufu county the previous day.Gu said the cases were all related to a factory in a neighbouring village where the girl’s parents worked.The outbreak is the biggest reported in China since…

After Alabama Says Nick Saban Does Not Have Coronavirus, He Coaches a Game   -11%

The university said an earlier positive test result was false, after a series of negative tests. He led the team to a 41-24 victory over Georgia.

In recovering Covid-19 patients, antibodies fade quickly: Study   3%

Researchers have now claimed that antibody levels in the blood of Covid-19 patients drop rapidly during the weeks after their bodies have cleared the virus and symptoms have subsided. If convalescent plasma is ultimately shown to have a clear benefit, then it needs to be collected during a specific window of time after recovery, the study, published in the journal 'mBio', reported.

Michigan reports 3,881 new cases of coronavirus, 29 deaths over the weekend  

Michigan's totals are now 7,211 confirmed coronavirus deaths and 161,907 confirmed cases as of Monday, Oct. 26.


Ramlila 2020: Ravana might be scared of Rama, but for corona there's sanitiser!   1%

Thermal screening, usage of masks, regular sanitisation and social distancing norms are all in place as Ramlila troupes take centre stage in Delhi-NCR amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Las Vegas resorts increase security amid shootings, fights on the Strip   -80%

The city is seeing an increase in violent events amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Stock markets sell off on renewed uncertainty over COVID-19 and U.S. election   2%

Stock markets around the world sold off on Monday as surging coronavirus infections prompted a new wave of fear and uncertainty, barely a week before a U.S. election that could reshape global geopolitics.

Italy going back to games with no fans due to virus cases   -25%

The move is part of a series of new measures put into place after new virus cases in the country approached 20,000 over the past two days

Party strategists brace for a long winter of cliffhangers in the Commons  

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Federal politicians pulled back from the brink of an election this week — but three political strategists say they believe the brinkmanship in the Commons is likely to continue as the Liberals and opposition parties grapple over the government's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

US averaging nearly 69,000 new Covid-19 cases per day   -10%

As the US averages nearly 69,000 new Covid-19 cases per day, some cities are imposing curfews in an attempt to slow the spread. CNN's Erica Hill reports.

Coronavirus: UK inflation rises as Eat Out to Help Out scheme ends   30%

British inflation rose to 0.5 percent in September, official data showed Wednesday, as the UK government ended a meals discount scheme boosting the restaurant sector battered by the coronavirus

Backlog in reporting of test results swells coronavirus case count in L.A. County   -10%

Of the 3,600 new coronavirus infections reported in L.A. County on Thursday, officials said roughly 2,000 were from a backlog of tests.

Not all job news is bad. For these industries, jobs are growing in Michigan  

Rising consumer demand before the pandemic in such industries as e-commerce and the cannabis industry means there are jobs in Michigan.